WOODSVILLE - Woodsville swept a doubleheader from Orford. In the first game which was started on Tuesday and called because of rain, the Engineers crushed the Wildcats, 20-9 and they followed that up with a 27-5 victory.
In the first game, Jen Tegue picked up the win, while the loss was absorbed by Jen Mark.
Sarah Lyons paced the Woodsville offense in the first game with a 4-for-6 performance at the plate, picking up a double. Following Lyons at the dish were Andrea Moreau with three hits and Shauna Brown, Becky Singelais and Tammy Wohleb with two hits each.
In the second game, Singelais recorded the win, while Adrian Pusher was credited with the loss for Orford.
Jen Welch topped the Engineers offense in the second game, with a perfect 4-for-4 performance. Wohleb and Lyons finished the game with three hits, with Moreau and Singelias picking up two each.
Becky was outstanding in her first varsity start,quot; said WHS coach Steve Loud. quot;She went the distance, allowing only four hits and one walk, while striking out three.quot;
Woodsville had dedicated the two wins to catcher Arinn Wright, who suffered a season-ending thumb injury in the Hilisboro game.
The Engineers (5-2) host Newport today at 4 p.m.
Colebrook 9, Pittsburg 6
COLEBROOK - Jen Finn picked up her fourth victory of the season on Thursday, as the Mohawks nipped Pittsburg, 9-6.
Marilyn Katz paced Colebrook's 13-hit attack with four hits, followed by Bethany Bond with three. Two of Bond's hits went for doubles, while Katz had one.
quot;Finn pitched a good game, recording 11 strikeouts, while walking only three,quot; said CHS coach Bob Unangst. quot;We've got to work on our defense and give Jen the support she deserves.quot;
The Mohawks (4-2) host Lisbon today at 4 p.m.
Woodsville 20, Orford 2
Woodsville 6, Orford 1
WOODSVILLE - Woodsville improved to 8-1 on the season, as the Engineers swept a twinbill from Orford.
In game one, Ryan Ackerman went the distance in picking up the win. Woodsville's offense was led by Jason Royer, Ed Fournier, Brad Paronto and Daryn Fenoff, who all recorded three hits.
Game two saw Joe O'Brien pick up the win, with Royer pacing the offense with two hits.
quot;In game one, we hit the ball well,quot; said WHS coach Rick Bughee. quot;We took advantage of walks and their miscues. Ackerman pitched well in picking up the win.
quot;In game two, O'Brien allowed two hits in his first varsity start. He gave me more than I could have asked for. The defense behind him played well. Both games gave me the opportunity to get everyone a lot of playing time.quot;
The Engineers look to avenge their only loss of the season on Saturday when they play at Thetford Acadmey at 11 a.m.
Lisbon 10, Gorham 7
Lisbon 12, Gorham 6
GORHAM - Lisbon swept a doubleheader from Gorham on Thursday to record its third and fourth wins of the season.
In the first game, Jeff Perham went the distance in picking up the win. quot;Perham threw strikes and made them hit the ball,quot; said LHS coach Tom White. quot;We just didn't play well defensively. It's tough to maintain your concentration when you play only one game every week. We finally started to play ball in the fifth inning.quot;
Perham helped himself at the dish as he hit a tater.
Shamus Carberry, with relief help from Dave Deming, recorded the win in the second game. G.P. Houston tallied a home run to pace the Wildcats offense.
quot;We came out quicker and tougher in the second game,quot; said White. quot;Shamus kept the ball around the plate. Deming did a good job of shutting the door on them. We've just got to get out on the field more. You just can't play one game a week and stay consistent.quot;
Lisbon (4-2) will be at Colebrook today at 4 p.m.
WMR 102, Guilford 91, Concord Christian 63, Belmont 54, Littleton 36
GILFORD, N.H. - The Littleton girls team finished a distant fourth in its four-way meet on Thursday.
The Crusaders' only first-place finish came in the 4x400 relay team made up of Chantelle Ferland, Megan Morrissey, Kathleen LaValley and Christin Jordan.
Morrisey finished second in the 400, with Morgan McCall finishing third in the shot put and 100 and LaVallee third in the 1600. The Crusaders relay team made up of - McCall, Ferland, Jordan and Jamie Schiener - finished third as a team.
Both Jordan (100 hurdles) and Ferland (discuss) had fourth-place finishes. Morrisey (300 hurdles), Schiener (100 hurdles) and LaValle (800) had fifth-place finishes.
Gilford 145, Littleton 81, WMR 48, Concord 29.5, Belmont 28.5
Littleton had the best performance it's had in its three years of existence, as the Crusaders finished a distant second to Gilford.
Littleton racked up five first-place finishes. The 4x400 relay team of Donny Wilson, Josh Butson, Tree Jun and Jon Dodge was a winner, as were individuals Wilson in the 800, Jun in the long jump, Dodge in the 1600, Chan Henson in the javelin and lain Foshay in the 3200.
The Crusaders 4x100 relay team - Butson, Duncan Ross, Jim McMahon
and Matt Santy - finished second. Littleton also got second-place individual finishes from Wilson in the high jump, Jun in the 100 and 200.
Henson also had a third place in the shot put and a fifth in the discus, with Butson taking a fifth in the javelin and Ryan Dillingham a fifth in the 1600.
quot;I was real pleased with the boys performance,quot; said LHS coach Al Perry. quot;They were outstanding to place second.quot;
The Crusaders are back on the track on Saturday in a six-team meet at Newfound at 10 a.m.